Registry A Mistake

Jeff Atwood explains why Windows registry is a bad idea and recommends Vista’s scheme of storing application specific data. The biggest hurdle for application developers to implement this will be backward compatibility with pre-Vista versions. They might have to have two configuration scheme implementations to do so, which I think will be avoided. [Continue]

Configuration And Code Flexibility

The basic principle of code flexibility is to remove as many specifics as possible, that is, to make code usable in more possible scenarios. One of the key techniques of flexibility, abstraction, too tries to postpone the specificity as late as possible. Best practices like OO Design Principles guide you to loosely couple to the specification. [Continue]



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